Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce press release:

January 29, 2021

Middlesex County’s Chamber of Commerce Chairman Tom Byrne announced that the Chamber will host a Virtual KeyBank workshop on “The Basics of Web Design” on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 from 8:30 am to 9:30 am on Zoom. will host.

This seminar is given by Lauren Middleton of Forest City Marketing, LLC. It covers the basics of web design and the best practices to make your website more user-friendly.

90% of potential customers turn to the internet to find local businesses. An online presence is therefore essential. For novice website builders, there are several easy options. Lauren will explain these different options as well as how to set up an account. The seminar will also cover:

  • Choosing a domain and a site hosting.
  • The 4 basic pages you should have.
  • How to choose colors and themes.
  • Free tools to make your website better.
  • How to use simple search terms to find your website.
  • The basics of website security.
  • How to integrate your website with Google and social media.

Increase Online Visibility Sales and Conversions by Learning the Basics of Web Design Today! Visit www.middlesexchamber.com to register or call 860-347-6924.

About Lauren Middleton – Lauren Middleton is a Connecticut native and owner of Forest City Marketing, LLC. She has been based in Middletown for 7 years and has done a lot of work on city affairs and the Chamber. After wanting to become self-employed for a few years, she finally moved on and opened her company in 2015. With these skills she worked in digital marketing for 10 years and now has over 10 full-time clients. Lauren uses her creativity and ingenuity to create stunning websites and content, and to find companies with highly researched search engine optimization campaigns. Her clients range from multi-million dollar biotech companies to small law firms.

About the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce – The Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce was founded in 1895 and is the largest chamber in the state. This dynamic corporate organization, based in Middletown, CT, has over 2,175 members and over 50,000 employees. The Chamber strives to be the voice of business in Middlesex County and the surrounding area, with nine geographic departments meeting monthly and industry-based Middlesex County committees and councils working hard to provide valuable service to their members. The chamber is not only an effective and dynamic business organization, but also a community organization. The Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce runs a range of events and programs that support veterans, youth development and substance abuse prevention. More information is available at www.MiddlesexChamber.com.

This news release was prepared by the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce. The views expressed here are the author’s own.